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Bayou Shrimp Rice Skillet

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"After I found this recipe in a cookbook, I fiddled with it to better suit my family. Now my husband and son love the ham and shrimp combination."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic in butter until crisp-tender. Stir in the water, ham, tomato sauce, vinegar and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Add the rice; cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add the shrimp; cook 3-5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink and rice is cooked.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One 1 cup serving equals 320 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 916 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.


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Most helpful positive review

This was good. Even my girls liked it (which did surprise me!)!

Most helpful critical review

it was pretty good but not fantastic

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This was good. Even my girls liked it (which did surprise me!)!

I omitted the ham (because I didn't have any in the house) and added some Tony Chachere's seasoning because it needed more than just pepper. But this is a great base recipe and it's quick and e...

Delicious! I didn't have tomato paste and suprisingly used Ketchup and a little rotel and it worked great!! Noone knew the difference! I will be making this again!! Thank you!

Family loved it! I added a few shots of hot sauce.

it was pretty good but not fantastic

This was so quick and easy. The only thing I changed was the water--I used chicken broth instead and it perked up the taste. My husband and I both loved it!

This was just ok. It was quite bland, dry, and took longer to make than similar recipes I've tried. It was good with the addition of spices.